CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwired - May 17, 2013) - The following matter was voted upon at the Annual and Special Meeting of Share Owners of ATCO Ltd. (the "Corporation") held on May 16, 2013 in Calgary, Alberta. This matter is described in greater detail in the 2013 Notice of Annual and Special Meeting of Share Owners and Management Proxy Circular dated March 12, 2013.

By resolution passed by ballot, each of the following ten nominees proposed by management was elected by more than 99% as a Director of the Corporation to hold office until the next Annual Meeting of Share Owners of the Corporation or until their successors are elected or appointed.

R.T. Booth M.R.P. Rayfield
B.P. Collomb R.J. Routs
D.A. Dodge N.C. Southern
L.A. Heathcott R.D. Southern
H.M. Neldner C.W. Wilson

The full voting results are available on the SEDAR web site at

ATCO Ltd., with more than 9,400 employees and approximately $14 billion in assets, delivers service excellence and innovative business solutions worldwide with leading companies engaged in structures & logistics (manufacturing, logistics and noise abatement), utilities (pipelines, natural gas and electricity transmission and distribution), energy (power generation, natural gas gathering, processing, storage and liquids extraction) and technologies (business systems solutions). More information can be found at

Forward-Looking Information:

Certain statements contained in this news release may constitute forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements are often, but not always, identified by the use of words such as "anticipate", "plan", "expect", "may", "will", "intend", "should", and similar expressions. These statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause actual results or events to differ materially from those anticipated in such forward-looking statements. The Corporation believes that the expectations reflected in the forward-looking statements are reasonable, but no assurance can be given that these expectations will prove to be correct and such forward-looking statements should not be unduly relied upon.

The Corporation's actual results could differ materially from those anticipated in these forward-looking statements as a result of regulatory decisions, competitive factors in the industries in which the Corporation operates, prevailing economic conditions, and other factors, many of which are beyond the control of the Corporation.

The forward-looking statements contained in this news release represent the Corporation's expectations as of the date hereof, and are subject to change after such date. The Corporation disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as required under applicable securities regulations.

Contact Information:

Myles Dougan
Manager, Investor Relations
(403) 292-7879